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foundation and eddie glaude, a professor of religion and african american studies at princeton university. welcome, gail christopher and eddie glauchlted i want to start which gail christopher, because the kellogg foundation has a lot of money invested in this project. why is it essential what is important about it? >> when we look at the disparities that our young men of color face in terms of opportunity and access to opportunity in this country, it does not bode well for the future of the nation. young people of color make up about 23% of the population between ages 10 and 17. yet they make up over 50% of those who are incarcerated in the juvenile and sometimes criminal justice system. they are disproportionately suspended and expelled from school. the data is clear that there are underlying factors that are limited opportunities for this population group. and these underlying factors need to be addressed. >> why are the solutions in the hands of the private secter? >> they really aren't. the solutions are also in the public sector. but they aren't really focused in a specific way arou
's, this was caesar. this might have been freedom of religion on the part o of-- religious free done-- freedom on the part of this legislation but this came right down to arizona facing the same ignomiy and loss of capital that it faced on martin luther king day when it refused to accept martin luther king day as a national holiday and again lost convention business. i think it was a pretty tactical, hardheaded decision made. and mitt romney to his credit weighing in in favor of vetoing it. >> woodruff: along with arizona two senators it is not just arizona, but there are six other states considering similar legislation. >> well, i did declare my interest, hopefully we will see this resolve. what is interesting is the rea sortion of the corporate country club establishment that is what really rallied here and really changed the bill. this is an establishment that has been loss pog we are to the tea party, in part as my colleague gail pointed out because of the campaign-finance reform that made it hard for the big donors to control the party and made it easy for the tea party, but so this was a
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